Through 3 Quarters
Down four at the end of last quarter, the Eastern Michigan Eagles have now snagged the lead. They have emerged as the frontrunner after three quarters and are ahead of the Toledo Rockets 45-36.
EMU has been riding high on the performance of WR Hassan Beydoun, who has caught 11 passes for two TDs and 193 yards. One of the most thrilling moments was Beydoun’s 64-yard TD reception in the third quarter.
Toledo has been led by RB Bryant Koback, who so far has rushed for two TDs and 179 yards on 14 carries. Koback has put himself on the highlight reel with a 67-yard TD scramble in the first quarter.
This is tied with the most points the Eagles have had yet this season going into the fourth quarter.
Eastern Michigan @ Toledo
Current Records: Eastern Michigan 5-3; Toledo 4-4
What to Know
The Eastern Michigan Eagles are 1-5 against the Toledo Rockets since October of 2015, but they’ll have a chance to close the gap a little bit Tuesday. The Eagles and Toledo will face off in a Mid-American battle at 7:30 p.m. ET at Glass Bowl. These two teams seek to continue their momentum from their previous wins.
EMU took their game against the Bowling Green Falcons last week by a conclusive 55-24 score. The matchup was all but wrapped up at the end of the third, by which point EMU had established a 45-17 advantage. EMU QB Ben Bryant was slinging it as he passed for two TDs and 286 yards on 26 attempts in addition to punching in one rushing touchdown.
Meanwhile, the Western Michigan Broncos typically have all the answers at home, but last week Toledo proved too difficult a challenge. Toledo had enough points to win and then some against the Broncos, taking their contest 34-15. No one had a standout game offensively for the Rockets, but they got scores from WR Danzel McKinley-Lewis, WR Bryce Mitchell, and RB Micah Kelly.
The Eagles are expected to lose this next one by 9. Those who got lucky with them against the spread last week might want to hold off on placing bets this time since the squad has yet to string together back-to-back wins against the spread.
The wins brought EMU up to 5-3 and Toledo to 4-4. With back-to-back wins few and far between for both teams — EMU is 1-3 after wins, Toledo 1-2 this season — a victory will be a boon for either squad.
How To WatchWhen: Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. ETWhere: Glass Bowl — Toledo, OhioTV: ESPN2Online streaming: fuboTV (Try for free. Regional restrictions may apply.)Follow: CBS Sports AppTicket Cost: $9.00Odds
The Rockets are a big 9-point favorite against the Eagles, according to the latest college football odds.
The oddsmakers had a good feel for the line for this one, as the game opened with the Rockets as an 8-point favorite.
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Toledo have won five out of their last six games against Eastern Michigan.
Nov 18, 2020 – Toledo 45 vs. Eastern Michigan 28Oct 26, 2019 – Toledo 37 vs. Eastern Michigan 34Oct 13, 2018 – Eastern Michigan 28 vs. Toledo 26Oct 07, 2017 – Toledo 20 vs. Eastern Michigan 15Oct 08, 2016 – Toledo 35 vs. Eastern Michigan 20Oct 17, 2015 – Toledo 63 vs. Eastern Michigan 20